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18 Jan 2017 description

CERF funds help International Organization for Migration (IOM) to provide emergency primary healthcare in Puntland and Somaliland.

18 Jan 2017 description
report UN Women

As the Pacific braces itself for another cyclone season, UN Women is leading efforts to ensure that women and girls are at the centre of disaster preparedness, response and recovery work.

Date: 17 January 2017

18 Jan 2017 description

Reporting period: 25 Dec 2016 to 13 Jan 2017

Operation timeframe: 29 Dec 2016 to 30 Sep 2017

Appeal budget: CHF 1,600,392

N° of people targeted: 20,000 (4,000 families)

N° of people assisted: 6,200 (1,400 families)

Appeal History

  • 25 December 2016: Typhoon Nock-Ten makes landfall in Catanduanes with 185 kph winds and gustiness of up to 255 kph.

18 Jan 2017 description
  • Heavy rains and strong winds have been affecting the Visayas region and Mindanao over the past two days, causing floods and landslides. Approx. 209 mm of rain in 24 hours were recorded in Dipolog City (Mindanao island). As of 17 January, local media reported six deaths. 1 060 people have been evacuated and at least 5 000 people have been affected in Misamis Oriental Province.

18 Jan 2017 description
  • Heavy rain has been affecting the southern provinces of the country over the past weeks, causing widespread flooding.

  • As of 17 January, local media reported that the death toll has reached 43 people.

  • Over the next 24 hours, more heavy rain and strong winds are forecast to affect the southern areas of the country. As of 17 January, Thai Meteorological Department has issued a warning for severe weather and possible flash floods in the southern provinces.

18 Jan 2017 description

BANGKOK, 17 January 2017 (NNT) - Bangkok Governor Pol Gen Asawin Kwanmuang has instructed relevant units in the capital to be ready for possible flooding.

The governor and officials from the Department of Drainage and Sewerage inspected the drainage system on Ratchadaphisek Road in preparation for the next round of downpours.

18 Jan 2017 description

SURAT THANI, 17 January 2017 (NNT) – The National Command Center for Disaster Prevention and Mitigation is prepared to handle heavy rains in the South during 17-22 January 2017.

Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Interior (MOI) Prayoon Rattanasenee, acting as director of the National Command Center for Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (Forward Command) in Surat Thani, said the flood situation has improved in six out of twelve southern provinces.

18 Jan 2017 description

BANGKOK, 17 January 2017 (NNT) - The government will allocate budget to restore the flood-affected areas in the southern region. Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has instructed the Ministry of Interior, the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment to propose guidelines on sustainable solutions to flooding.

18 Jan 2017 description

NAKHON SI THAMMARAT, 17 January 2017 (NNT) - Authorities in the South of Thailand are preparing for another round of flooding as it continues to rain in the region.

In Nakhon Si Thammarat province, the Royal Irrigation Department and the Royal Thai Navy are trying to drain water from the Pak Phanang river basin, to make room for the incoming rainfall. Machinery and boats are being used to push water from the river basin, which currently contains 260 million cubic meters, into the Gulf of Thailand.

17 Jan 2017 description

by Astrid Zweynert | azweynert | Thomson Reuters Foundation
Tuesday, 17 January 2017 17:13 GMT

"We see much more money being spent in responding to disasters and very little in preventing them"

By Astrid Zweynert

LONDON, Jan 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Governments need to step up efforts in preparing for disasters to cut the rising bill for helping people hit by crises, the head of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) said.

17 Jan 2017 description

OVERVIEW

THE CRISIS

The continued deepening and geographic spread of the conflict has prompted a 13% increase in the number of people in need of humanitarian assistance in 2017, now 9.3 million. Unrelenting displacement and exposure to repetitive shocks continues to intensify humanitarian needs.

17 Jan 2017 description
report Government of Peru

I. HECHOS:

El 13 de enero de 2017, a las 15:00 horas aproximadamente, se registraron intensas precipitaciones que originaron la activación de quebradas, produciéndose huaycos que afectaron viviendas, vías de comunicación, institución educativa, áreas de cultivo y locales públicos en el distrito de La Capilla.
Código SINPAD: 00080810.

17 Jan 2017 description

Ethiopian National Defence Forces (ENDF) serving under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on Sunday donated an assortment of foodstuff to vulnerable households in Gobwein village, Lower Jubba region.

The team from AMISOM ENDF led by their contingent commander in Kismaayo, Colonel Regassa Tesfaye and logistics officer Lt. Colonel Tilahun Abraha, visited and distributed the relief supplies in the village, which is 12 kilometres north of Kismaayo.

17 Jan 2017 description

El presidente Mauricio Macri afirmó que se va a declarar la "emergencia" en el distrito litoraleño y que "el cambio climático sigue pasándonos factura", al describir la situación que atraviesan varias provincias por las inundaciones.

17 Jan 2017 description
report Government of Peru

I. HECHOS:

El 15 de enero de 2017 a las 15:00 horas aproximadamente, a consecuencia de las intensas precipitaciones pluviales, se activaron quebradas ocasionando huaycos que afectaron viviendas y vías de comunicación en la Red Vial Departamental LM -116 – San Pedro de Castas en el distrito de Santa Eulalia y en la Red Vial en el distrito de Chosica.

El 15 de enero de 2017 a las las 18:00 horas se activó otra quebrada que produjo un huayco en la Red Vial Nacional PE-22, Tramo Chaclacayo – Matucana, Sector Huayaringa Km 42, en el distrito de Santa Eulalia.

17 Jan 2017 description
report Government of Peru

I. HECHOS:

El 10 de enero de 2017 a las 04:00 horas aproximadamente, a consecuencia de las intensas precipitaciones pluviales registradas en la zona se produjo una inundación que afecto viviendas y vías de comunicación de las localidades de Huepetuhe, Caychihue y Puerto Punkiri del distrito de Huepetuhe. Código SINPAD 00080808.

17 Jan 2017 description
report Government of Peru

I. HECHOS:

El 13 de enero de 2017 en horas de la tarde, a consecuencia de las intensas precipitaciones pluviales que se vienen presentando en la zona, se produjo el incremento del caudal de los afluentes (Río Shanusi y Paranapura) del río Huallaga y su posterior desborde afectando viviendas y áreas de cultivo en distritos de Provincia de Alto Amazonas. Código N° 00080809.

17 Jan 2017 description

Disease outbreaks, massive arrival of South-Sudanese refugees and of Congolese fleeing massacres in North Kivu, floods, attacks against humanitarian actors: those events only represent the visible part of the long-lasting humanitarian crisis that marked North-East DRC in 2016.

17 Jan 2017 description

Puyo (Pastaza). Técnicos de la Coordinación Zonal 3 de la Secretaría de Gestión de Riesgos (SGR), este lunes 16 de enero, se reunieron en las instalaciones del Gobierno Municipal de Santa Clara, con el alcalde César Castro, para organizar un recorrido por las zonas más afectadas del cantón con las lluvias del 05 y 06 de enero de este año.

Luego de la reunión, funcionarios del Municipio se movilizaron con dos técnicos de Respuesta, además de ingenieros civiles y geólogos de la Unidad de la Información y Análisis de Riesgos de la SGR, para evaluar los daños.